PM Laptop Scheme 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The government of Pakistan has announced to distribute free laptops among the students. The PM laptop scheme 2020 eligibility criteria are defined below on this page. For this scheme, the government has decided to establish a laptop assembling plant in the country. The government of Pakistan has allocated 4 billion rupees for the PM Laptop Scheme.
This laptop distribution scheme was launched by Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar a few years ago but that was only limited to the Punjab province. But now the government has decided to launch this PM Laptop scheme nationwide. According to the announced scheme, 1 lac laptops will be distributed among the intelligent students of the universities and colleges each year.
The PM laptop scheme was officially announced by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan. The Prime Minister had announced a total of six schemes for youth in his last address. These schemes include paid internship for unemployed youngsters, business loans, the youth skill development scheme, and scholarships. The people of Pakistan especially youth has appreciated these efforts of the government allot but they have also said that the government will have to make sure that the process is fair and transparent.
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The laptop assembling plant is going to be building in Sunder Industrial Estate. Many International computer hardware manufacturing companies including from South Korea, Taiwan, and China have shown their interest in investing in this scheme.
Every student who wants to get a laptop through the PM laptop scheme 2020 will have to fulfill certain criteria otherwise he/she will not be considered eligible for the scheme. There has been no official announcement about the eligibility criteria of the PM laptop scheme till now but it is expected that it will be pretty similar to the Punjab government’s laptop scheme eligibility criteria. The federal government has tasked the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to design the implementation strategy and the eligibility criteria for the PM laptop scheme 2020.
PM laptop Scheme Eligibility Criteria 2020
The students who are enrolled in an HEC recognized government university can apply for the scheme.
The students must carry at least 60% marks in their last annual exam or 70% marks in their exam in the case of the semester system.
Keep visiting us as the latest information and eligibility criteria of the PM laptop scheme 2020 will be updated here on this page as soon as it will be announced.